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Botha, Louis

Christopher Saunders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; African Politics. 3430 words.

Botha, Louis (1862–1919), prime minister of the Union of South Africa and army officer, was born on 27 September 1862 at Honigfontein, near Greytown, Natal, the ninth child of Louis Botha...

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Kakungulu, Semei Lwakirenzi

M. Louise Pirouet.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; African Politics. 1212 words.

Kakungulu, Semei Lwakirenzi (1868–1928), war leader and administrator in Uganda, was probably the son of Semuwemba, a chief in Koki, then a small principality to the south of Buganda....

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Reitz, Deneys

F. A. Mouton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; African Politics. 1290 words.

Reitz, Deneys (1882–1944), soldier and politician in South Africa, was born at Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, on 2 April 1882, the third of the five sons of Francis William Reitz...

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Sandford, Daniel Arthur

Richard K. P. Pankhurst.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; African Politics. 1123 words.

Sandford, Daniel Arthur (1882–1972), army officer and adviser in Ethiopia, was born at Landkey vicarage, south Devon, on 18 June 1882, one of the seven sons and two daughters of the Revd...

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Scott, Lord Francis George Montagu-Douglas-

Anthony Clayton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; African Politics. 1099 words.

Scott, Lord Francis George Montagu-Douglas- (1879–1952), politician in Kenya and army officer, was born at Dalkeith on 1 November 1879, the sixth and youngest son of William Henry Walter...

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Smuts, Jan Christiaan

Shula Marks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; African Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 11664 words.

Smuts, Jan Christiaan (1870–1950), prime minister of South Africa, army officer, and writer on evolution, was born on 24 May 1870 at Bovenplaats, near Riebeeck West in the Malmesbury...

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'Urabi ['Arabi], Ahmad Muhammad [Aḣmad Muḣammad 'Urabī; known as Arabi Pasha]

Eugene Rogan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; African Politics; Middle Eastern Politics. 1568 words.

'Urabi ['Arabi], Ahmad Muhammad [Aḣmad Muḣammad 'Urabī; known as Arabi Pasha] (1841–1911), army officer and politician in Egypt, was born on 31 March 1841 (7 Safar 1257 according to the...

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Wet, Christiaan Rudolph de

Lynn Milne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1118 words.

Wet, Christiaan Rudolph de (1854–1922), army officer and politician in the Orange Free State, born at Leeuwkop, Smithfield district, in the Orange Free State, on 7 October 1854, was the...

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